Posts Tagged Substance Abuse

Social Networking Sites are Turning Teens into Substance Abusers

The latest survey report revealed that people who are using social networking sites like facebook, and others are more likely to become substance abusers. They are mostly influenced by the pictures and images of their peer group posted in the social networking sites. According to the survey, the people who use these sites on a […]

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Abuse of Prescription Drugs Gateway to Heroin Use: Study

Prescription drug use is also quite common among many people who will use medicines which are not prescribed for them or use them in irregular dosages. Even though they are prescribed by the doctor they cause serious health effects due to over dosages. At times these drugs may also cause addiction in some cases making […]

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Increased Number of Alcohol Ads on Social Networking Sites Raising Concerns

Health experts are raising concerns on the ads promoting alcohol in the most traffic drawing sites on internet such as social networking sites. The alcohol companies are taking it as an advantage to market their products through popular networking sites like facebook and twitter. The majority of the people who are exposed to these popular […]

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plays a Great Role in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

Many people get addicted to substance abuse because of many reasons. Whatever the reason may be, it is responsible for the physical and psychological health effects. The drug abusers need specific treatment programs to get away from these problems. Depression is the most important characteristic which is associated with substance abusers. The treatment process should, […]

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